Thursday, December 13, 2018
Floridians are increasingly worried about their personal data as they get ready to buy gifts online for the holidays even as more of them use the Internet to shop. 
Despite offering some criticism of the state’s finances, Moody’s Investor Services recently upgraded Florida’s credit rating to AAA--which is music to the state CFO’s ears. The report certainly contains  positive news when it comes to Florida’s economy and finances. Moody’s...
Gov. Rick Scott announced that this year’s spring training period added more than 7,150 jobs to the state and $687.1 million to Florida’s economy.
On Monday, the Republican Governors Association (RGA) went to bat for former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and took aim at Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum’s economic proposals, insisting they would lead to an extra $1 billion in taxes on businesses. 
Many in the fin-tech space believe that the Federal Reserve of the United States will shortly release its own cryptocurrency, a “FedCoin.” At first glance, this doesn’t seem to be a reason to jump out of a window but let’s look deeper into what this could mean.
If this socialist, who looks headed to Congress, has her way, we will see growth sink back to 2 percent annually so revenues to the government will go down, not up as her model-building Nobel prize winning economist would suggest.
“Motorists have enjoyed falling gas prices during the past month, and it appears prices are about to move even lower,” AAA reported. “The price of oil plummeted by more than $4 per barrel today. Tuesday's daily settlement of $55.69 per barrel is the lowest since November 2017.”
The key component of the plan is that this would replace all existing welfare programs.
Taking part in a trade mission to Ireland and the United Kingdom spearheaded by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced on Wednesday that four Irish companies will be doing more business in the Sunshine State.
Scott’s office sent out a released on Tuesday afternoon about the new request to the SBA for a Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) declaration.